I’ve been a little sleep-deprived & out of focus lately and the news is a horror show filled w/lying sociopaths and so much abundant sadness that it makes the cloying relationship troubles of a band like Chvrches sound, at best, cloistered & obtuse. If anger is an energy then I guess passivity is a type […]
The worst thing about end of year polls is that they all come out in early December, which is hilarious because that means nobody got to talk about one of the best albums of the year. The Beyoncé album, called Beyoncé, was released with no fanfare, no reviews, and no warning. It then became one […]
This isn’t guitar masturbation. It’s guitar blue balls. It’s guitar priapism. All build up, no release.
Fucking nice music too! I can hear Crass, I can hear Bikini Kill, I can hear Dutch insurrectionists The Ex … but most of all I can hear anger and determination and energy and bleakness and hope and a refusal to lie down and accept things as they are.
Such fertile imagination in a song. Musical discovery of 2012.
one of the great lost songs of the summer of 2012
2012. I’m not going to lie to you, it’s been a shit year in terms of my personal life.
Sure. Julia Holter does sound softened, magical, intimate. Beauty is saddened.